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Sovereign

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System Name "The Gateway Donation"
Processor Mobile AMD Turion 64 ML-34, 1975 MHz (9 x 218) (1MB L2)
Motherboard MSI K8N Neo3-FSR (3 PCI, 1 PCI-E x16, 1 AGR, 2 DDR DIMM)
Cooling Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 PRO + Various 80mm Case Fans
Memory 1024 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM, Hynix & Nanya Chips)
Video Card(s) MSI HD2600XT 256MB GDDR4 Diamond OC Edition PCI-E x16
Storage Maxtor 6E040L0 (40 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
Display(s) Princeton LCD1950 19" 8ms Digital LCD (1280x1024 @ 75Hz)
Case Gateway (2000) Beige P150 ATX MidTower Case
Audio Device(s) Aureal Vortex 2 SQ2500 "SuperQuad" Audio
Power Supply HEC Orion 500 watt ATX Power Supply
Software Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 w/ SP2
Benchmark Scores SuperPi 1M @ You don't even want to know! ;)
#26
hey cool I was going to do that anyway, thanks for saving me the work ;)
as for the the burner yeah I'm just getting one at newegg sony nec free shipping for like $32
as for the cooler I wanted to test it out first and see how it works, then I was thinking maybe a pci slot cooler or something, I'm going to have massive airflow as it is so I may not even need something new
oh and is the hard drive formatted or what condition is it in?
This video card does produce a good amount of heat, even with the decent all copper factory hsf that it comes with stock. I think a good aftermarket cooler is probably the way to go here. As I stated in a PM i think, I was able to push her to 650MHz core and 740MHz (1480MHz effective) memory with the stock cooler but the fan needs to be at 100% speed (kinda obvious...) and it sounds like a jet plane on a runway (well, not quite that bad but you get the idea). The great thing about the X1650XT is that its low power, single slot, no need for additional power via 6/8 pin and it's on par and in most cases, better than a Geforce 7600GT.

As far as the hard drive, it'll come freshly formatted (NTFS) and in an anti-static bag. It's SATA2 capable but I think you have to go to Hitachi's website and dl a small utility thats needed to set the HD in SATA2 mode. I believe it comes default at SATA150. I could be wrong and you might not have to do anything as I haven't used the hard drive in months and can not remember if I needed to do that or not. Anyhow, it's no big deal and a simple operation to perform if it is indeed needed.
 

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Processor Core 2 Q9450 775/Yorkfield @ 3.2Ghz
Motherboard DFI Lanparty DK P35-T2RS
Cooling Zalman CNPS 9700 NT
Memory 4x2GB Corsair XMS2-DDR2-800 4-4-4-12
Video Card(s) Sapphire Radeon HD4870 1024MB GDDR5
Storage Seagate 7200.10 500GB SATA2
Display(s) 2x 19" LG LCD
Case Raidmax Scorpio (modified)
Audio Device(s) Audigy2 ZS Platinum
Power Supply Kingwin Mach 1 1220w
#27
hm I didn't know they made those but even still I'd have the IDE cable cluttering the case and the price saving would be a dollar or two if that!
I'm really attempting to make this build a beaut and I think I'm well on my way :) I can't wait to show you guys when I get her up and running! I'm getting a modular PSU and everything
Why would you have any IDE cables? You plug that bridge chip directly into your hardware. It's a pretty snug fit, so it looks like it's a part of your drive. :)
 
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Sounds good sovereign

Why would you have any IDE cables? You plug that bridge chip directly into your hardware. It's a pretty snug fit, so it looks like it's a part of your drive. :)
oh ok it looked like the IDE cable plugged into that, either way like I said it'd barely be a savings so I might as well go with an actual SATA one :)
 

Sovereign

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Location
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System Name "The Gateway Donation"
Processor Mobile AMD Turion 64 ML-34, 1975 MHz (9 x 218) (1MB L2)
Motherboard MSI K8N Neo3-FSR (3 PCI, 1 PCI-E x16, 1 AGR, 2 DDR DIMM)
Cooling Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 PRO + Various 80mm Case Fans
Memory 1024 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM, Hynix & Nanya Chips)
Video Card(s) MSI HD2600XT 256MB GDDR4 Diamond OC Edition PCI-E x16
Storage Maxtor 6E040L0 (40 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
Display(s) Princeton LCD1950 19" 8ms Digital LCD (1280x1024 @ 75Hz)
Case Gateway (2000) Beige P150 ATX MidTower Case
Audio Device(s) Aureal Vortex 2 SQ2500 "SuperQuad" Audio
Power Supply HEC Orion 500 watt ATX Power Supply
Software Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 w/ SP2
Benchmark Scores SuperPi 1M @ You don't even want to know! ;)
#29
Just want to let you know that your hardware has already shipped! I see USPS still hasn't updated the tracking number as of yet! :wtf:

If you ever get your hands on a better video card and want to part with the one you bought from me, just shoot me a PM as I may want it back again someday! :D